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The U.S. is running out of bombs to drop on ISIS

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The U.S. Air Force has fired off more than 20,000 missiles and bombs since the U.S. bombing campaign against ISIS began 15 months ago, according to the Air Force, leading to depleted munitions stockpiles and calls to ramp up funding and weapons production.<p>As the U.S. ramps up its …

Military

The ex-cop who shot Michael Brown a year ago opens up about his life as both an outcast and a hero

That cop, Darren Wilson, has gotten thousands of letters from supporters including cops, but he can't find work as a police officer and lives in a house where his name isn't on the deed.<p>Despite the civil unrest that occurred in Ferguson after his acquittal, Wilson still contends what happened was …

Justice

Dreamy Photos of Sun Rays Shining Down on the Polish Landscape

Marcin Sobas is a landscape photographer from Poland. His creative process often involves imagining a scene first, or just capturing a visual image …

This is a Real Photo of Food Cut Into Perfect Cubes

This is a real, non-manipulated photo of 98 different foods cut into perfectly little 2.5cm cubes. It was created by Netherlands-based design studio …

Most Of The Web Is Invisible To Google. Here's What It Contains

A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys<p>You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.<p>It’s a place where online information is password protected, trapped behind paywalls, or requires …

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A little black box makes it easy to unlock almost any iPhone even when it's secured with your fingerprint

The International Business Times reports that for just £120, anyone on the internet can buy specialist hardware that lets them hack into even the newest iPhones.<p><b>Here's how it works:</b><p>The main device used is called an IP-BOX. It works by "bruteforcing" iPhone passcodes, repeatedly guessing the …

Half-Indoor, Half-Outdoor Table Challenges Our Perception of Social Interaction

When artist Shani Ha installed her interactive exhibit <i>Table For Two</i> at a corner bistro, it was intended to function as a social experiment of sorts. The half-indoor, half-outdoor table at New York City's 7th Avenue and Carmine Street straddles a restaurant window, calling attention to the …

New York City

Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness

They may lie in, act selfishly and take risks, but research by a leading neuroscientist suggests that adolescents may be right when they say nobody understands them<p>Teenagers really get a bad time,’ says Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. ‘It is amazing how it seems to be totally acceptable – even …

Parenting

Groundbreaking contact lenses give wearers superhero vision

Technology allowing contact lens wearers to zoom in on demand could be available in two years<p>A pioneering new form of contact lenses giving wearers …

shitsnothilarious: “ So, whoever made this has taught me more in this one pic set than 12 years of grade school, 4 years of college and my ongoing years in law school. ”

Law School

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The transformation from a natural rose to a Forever Rose is a painstaking 65 step process. We use a proprietary process known as electroforming to …

Jewelry

Asian Kid Gets Really Baked For The First Time

Finally, an end to the problem of tangled headphones

Two British designers have solved the problem of tangled headphone cables with an iPhone case which has reached its crowdfunding target in under two weeks<p>As first-world problems go, the daily ritual of untangling headphone cables is a blight on many a commuter's life.<p>Now, a pair of British …

Crowd Funding

Japanese Design Firm Envisions a Gorgeous, Futuristic Underwater CIty

Japanese firm Shimizu Corporation has developed plans for this incredible and futuristic self-sustaining city that floats just under the ocean's surface. This safe haven capable of sustaining a permanent population of 5000 is designed to use the ocean as shelter from storms and other climate …

Desalination

Delusions and hallucinations may be the keys that unlock psychosis

The symptoms of psychosis were once dismissed as the meaningless product of diseased brains. A new report recommends clinicians take them more seriously<p>“Although it is a waste of time to argue with a paranoid patient about his delusions, he may still be persuaded to keep them to himself, to repress …

Alter Ego

The Images That Moved Them Most: Photographers on America's Veterans

Corporal Brian Knight. David Guttenfelder, July 3, 2009. Helmand province, Afghanistan."In 2009, I joined the 2nd Marin<p>... VIEW MORE<p>David …

This Tiny Cardboard Battery Is Like A Vitamin For Your Smartphone

Having trouble keeping your smartphone charged throughout the day? Designer Tsung Chih-Hsien has created a Red Dot Design Award-winning concept for a tiny cardboard capsule that could juice up your phone. It’s called the Mini Power. You just choose how much battery time you need–two, four, or six …

See Why People Have Pledged More Than $60 Million For This Epic Space Game

The game's runaway success is because "Star Citizen" represents the dream video game for many gamers: It's a space exploration game, first-person shooter, and open-world RPG all combined into one.<p>The ambitious scale of "Star Citizen" means that players can decide how to play the game based on the …

Should we spy on our children?

If you don't, you soon might. A range of new technology means you can now keep kids under surveillance 24/7 but is this good parenting, or Orwellian overkill?<p>It’s a Saturday night. My partner is away at a conference and I am at home holding the fort. We have five children and so, though I have one …

Living Rooms

Spotify CEO speaks out on Taylor Swift albums removal: 'I'm really frustrated'

Spotify chief executive Daniel Ek has responded to Taylor Swift’s decision to remove her albums from the streaming service with a blog post tackling what he describes as the “myths” of streaming music.<p>“We started Spotify because we love music and piracy was killing it. So all the talk swirling …

How Weetabix is made

In recent years, with croissants and muffins replacing traditional cereal breakfasts, Harry Wallop rediscovers the joy of a warm Weetabix, fresh off the factory conveyor belt.<p>There are many casualties in a war. But the latest victim in the battle over the nation’s health could be something that …

Breakfast

30 minute ice-packs could be key to burning away body fat, say scientists

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Futuristic Skintight Spacesuits May Shrink-Wrap Astronauts

The spacesuits of the future might be totally alien-looking.<p>Instead of the bulky-looking spacesuits that astronauts wear today, a group of MIT …

How a baby was trained to fear